Supply ChainAEM member companies S3 Group, Honey Bee Manufacturing, and Buhler Industries joined Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, in Regina, Saskatchewan for a roundtable on current supply chain issues on Nov. 26.

Members of Parliament John Barlow (Shadow Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food), Randy Hoback (Shadow Minister for International Trade and Supply Chain), Michael Kram, Brad Redekopp, Andrew Scheer, Warren Steinley, and Fraser Tolmie also participated in the roundtable.

The roundtable was arranged for the Leader and members of the Conservative Party so that they could hear first-hand how current supply chain issues impact the manufacture, distribution, and sale and service of farm equipment in Canada.

Richelle Andreas, CEO of S3 Group, noted that she “was pleased to take part in the roundtable. The supply chain, trade, labour, and logistics challenges facing farm equipment manufacturers impact dealers, farmers, and consumers. Canadian farm equipment manufacturers are the best in the world, but the challenges are real.”

AEM member companies emphasized that their elected officials need to deliver a strong message in Ottawa about the importance of resilient and reliable supply chains for the equipment manufacturing industry. The long-term growth and prosperity of equipment manufacturers in Western Canada depend on a vibrant agricultural sector, which in turn depends on free and fair trade.

“I was pleased to sit down with leaders from the farm equipment industry alongside fellow Conservative Members of Parliament to discuss the challenges facing the Canadian agricultural sector and how our team can continue to help equipment manufacturers, farmers, and workers in Saskatchewan,” said O'Toole.

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